Category: BBT

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Charting Your Fertility
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5 Reasons Why You Should Start Charting Your Fertility

Charting your fertility every day might seem like a lot of work, but trust us when we say it’s worth it.  Fertility charting helps you familiarize yourself with your body, its monthly patterns, and identify when you’re most fertile.  Whether or not you’re trying to conceive, fertility charting is something every woman can do.  It’s...

So what exactly is Natural Family Planning?
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So what exactly is Natural Family Planning?

There are TONS of methods used to prevent pregnancy, such as birth control, condoms, and IUDs. For a multitude of reasons, some couples dislike or cannot use certain contraceptives. Maybe you had a bad reaction to the pill or you’re allergic to latex. The method we’re here to talk about today is all natural. And...

Erin’s Story
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Erin’s Story

Photo taken in May, 2016. Erin holding her first child, and pregnant with her second (#iFertracker) baby.  Erin was using the iFertracker for help conceiving. She started using it in September 2015 and got pregnant within two months. Here is her story… When my husband and I started trying to conceive our first child, we...

A BBT Chart Study From the Past
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A BBT Chart Study From the Past

In 1983, John McCarthy and Howard Rockette wrote an academic paper about various basal body temperature monitoring methods. This paper, called a “A comparison of methods to interpret the basal body temperature graph” for all you readers out there, analyzed over 5,000 BBT charts using various charting methods. Before we go any further, I’ll quickly...

6 Reasons Why Single Point BBT Tracking Methods Just Don’t Work
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6 Reasons Why Single Point BBT Tracking Methods Just Don’t Work

If you’ve ever charted your own BBT then there’s definitely something we can both agree on…it’s SO stressful! BBT charting with an oral thermometer is inconvenient, schedule-ruining, headache-inducing, and oftentimes inaccurate. Here at iFertracker, we do all the work for you! Here are 6 reasons why charting BBT on your own was the worst…before the...